Travel to Krakow
The International Krakow Airport is situated approx. 11 km from the city centre. The network of routes from Krakow Airport includes most European capitals and the largest airline hubs.
Krakow Airport website: www.krakowairport.pl/en
The Main Railway Station (Dworzec Główny) is conveniently situated in the northern part of the Old Town. The city has direct railway connections with most of the bigger towns in Poland, Germany, Hungary, Austria and the Czech Republic.
There are also several daily fast train connections with Warsaw (the capital city of Poland). The journey takes a little over 2 hours.
The biggest bus station is situated at Bosacka Street, next to the Main Railway Station. Popular international connections to/from Krakow are: Berlin, Budapest, Prague and Vienna.
Kraków Bus Station website: www.mda.malopolska.pl/en.dworzec_mda.html
Many national roads and motorways intersect in Krakow, among others the A4, which runs directly from the German border.
Poland is a member of the European Union so citizens of EU countries do not require a visa. Poland is also part of the Schengen Agreement, therefore citizens of countries within the Schengen Area do not require visas either. Visas are required for citizens of Russia, Belarus and Ukraine.
A detailed list of visa-free countries is available here.
Detailed information on travel to Poland and all the requirements can be found on the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Republic of Poland.
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